Re: Bridging + Routing with the same box

Alan Cox (
Tue, 23 Jul 1996 09:30:04 +0100 (BST)

> Is there a possibility (today) to bridge one type of protocol (IPX)
> between two lans, yet route TCP/IP in the "regular" manner?
> Now don't go and tell me bridging is in the MAC level - I know it is.
> Is there a way, still, to discern packets for bridging, and leave the
> others be (for the routing code)?

The existing bridging code doesnt know about bridge some/route some. Its
not that hard to add (especially as a specific hack) so take a look
at net/bridge/br.c